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Chanel is the little black dress of perfumes…a necessity in every woman’s wardrobe that never goes out of style.
My first encounter with Chanel was in my early 20’s. I was browsing through the perfume department in Bloomingdale’s. I spritzed Chanel No. 5 and that was the first and last time we ever saw each other again. I found it too pungent and heady. It was definitely a mature perfume that middle-aged women wore. Women with sophisitication and “knew the ways of the world”. In my early 20’s, I had neither. Continue reading